Day 3: OTW to Jessie M. Honeyman

Day three felt very busy since it consisted of a lot of sightseeing during a 3.5 hour drive down to our next campsite at Jessie M. Honeyman. Before heading to the Devil's Punchbowl, we enjoyed the scenic views on the way and made some stops along the side of Highway 1. Quick stop along Highway... Continue Reading →

Day 2: Cape Kiwanda

It was a cold night sleeping in our tents in Nehalem, but the sound of the rain did help lull me to sleep. We woke up and headed to get breakfast at Offshore Grill Breakfast near Rockaway Beach. It was the best breakfast that Jordan has ever had. Mexican Hot ChocolateJordan's happy face for his... Continue Reading →

Bridal Veil Falls & Lake Serene

This one was a BURNER for sure! There was a ton of snow, but doable enough with only poles and some yaktraxs! It was such a beautiful, clear day that even though this hike had some steep climbs in the snow - it was so worth it all! Look at these peaks! We celebrated losing... Continue Reading →

Spectacle Lake

What a view, huh? Totally worth the 22 mile roundtrip journey and unfortunately fracturing my ankle on the way back out D: I don't know how I hiked 7 miles out on a fractured ankle, but I would have to say it is all from pure adrenaline. Pete Lake Along the way, we took a... Continue Reading →

Franklin Falls

Length: 2.0 miles Elevation: 400 ft Not too long ago, we spent a Saturday morning hiking to Franklin Falls. Usually a 2.0 mile round trip hike, turned into a 8.0 mile round trip hike due to the road being closed. I fractured my ankle in August on a backpacking trip to Spectacle Lake (that reminds... Continue Reading →

Day 9 – 10: Havasupai

Yay! We quickly got up early in the morning at 4:30 AM to start making our trek down into the Grand Canyon towards the village of Supai! It is a eight mile hike to the village of Supai and another two miles from the village to the campgrounds - a total of 10 miles. I... Continue Reading →

Day 7: Grand Canyon

We only had one full day to explore the Grand Canyon, so we woke up early to head out to Bright Angels Landing to Plateau Point, a 12.2 mile round-trip hike. We wanted to save our freeze dried breakfast meals for our time at Havasu, so our breakfast was for champions: ritz crackers, salami, and... Continue Reading →

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